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There Has Been A Changing of the Guard in Jamaican Women’s Sprinting

Earlier this month, I noted that defending champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce would face an uphill battle in her quest to claim a third 100m title and a place in history as the first woman to ‘three-peat’ in any event at the

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It’s Not Yam – Champs Is The ‘Secret’ to Jamaica’s Olympics Success

Ever since Team Jamaica’s exploits at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, people from around the world have been wondering what is the ‘secret’ to our success. To some, we just ‘came out of nowhere’ to displace the mighty

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Olympics Timeline: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

Many Jamaicans might have asked ‘Shelly-Ann who?’ when she placed second at the national trials in 2008, but everyone’s favourite pint-sized sprinter has since become the darling of the Women’s 100m. Although she had helped Jamaica to a few relay

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World Champs Timeline: Veronica Campbell-Brown

The name Veronica Campbell-Brown is synonymous with athletics excellence in Jamaica, and she is certainly one of the best female sprinters the world has ever seen. Her prodigious talent was honed at ‘Champs,’ where she starred for Vere Technical High

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – June 11, 2015

Vast Majority Of Jamaicans Remain Adamantly Opposed To Same Sex Marriage. An international study has found that the vast majority of Jamaicans remain adamantly opposed to same-sex marriage, even as the acceptance of such a union has been increasing in neighbouring

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Champs School Profile – Manchester High

Manchester High last won Girls’ Champs in 1995. The school has produced a number of outstanding past and current stars, as well as bright prospects for Jamaica’s continued success in athletics. Here are some facts: Manchester High School has won the

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 26, 2014

Sugar-Cane Power – Pan Carib To Generate Electricity From Bagasse. The Chinese-owned Pan Caribbean Sugar Company Limited is powering up its generators in order to use bagasse to produce energy to slash its electricity cost and ease the burden on the

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 25, 2014

Holness: Vindictive PNP Keeping Bus Fare Protesters At Bay. Opposition Leader Andrew Holness has expressed confidence that there is a strong wave of underground support for this morning’s scheduled peaceful protest to be staged by the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP)

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 29, 2014

Golden Double! Jamaicans Glitter In Glasgow With Gold-Medal Finishes. O’Dayne Richards created history in the shot put and Kemar Bailey-Cole kept Jamaica’s sprinting pride intact as the island’s athletes made the most of the unusual blanket of Caribbean-like weather, winning two

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – July 28, 2014

Mercy, Please: Man Serving Life Sentence On A Judge’s Error Begs Sir Patrick For Clemency. A senior citizen has been languishing in prison for the past 21 years because of an error a judge made in 1993… Read more at

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